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Self-Control

Self-control is the ability to say no to sin, including lust, profanity and judgments. It is a result of the Holy Spirit abiding with a person.

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Bible Teachings on Self-Control

There's a way to break free from anger's grasp and learn how to handle the daily situations that can lead to anger.

After the 1960s it appeared that self-control was as outmoded as the horse and buggy. Then it came back into style -- in physical fitness and dieting...

It doesn't require an outright lie to harm another person. A little insinuation, a "hint," is often enough. Once a bit of "information" starts on the...

Questions about Self-Control

Man, through his own efforts, will never find a cure for all diseases. But Jesus, when He returns to earth, will do away with disease and sickness...

The manifestation of the fruit of the Spirit in our lives is the tangible evidence that we are being changed into the nature of Jesus Christ.

God commands you not to fear the future, your circumstances, people, or death.  

There on his own cross, the thief did have the opportunity to take responsibility for the consequences of his destructive habits that hurt himself...

The roots of lust run so deep that it is almost instinctive. And once we begin to fulfill our own lusts, a vicious cycle begins. Lust leads to sin....

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Devotions about Self-Control

When tempted to complain, why not send up a silent prayer of thanks instead?

Nothing robs the peace and joy from a Christian's life more than constant busyness.

Satan knew the three basics for selling his product to man: the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life.

We can produce beauty in our lives if we allow God to garden our hearts and minds.

No matter what we face today, Jesus is our hope. Even if we're weak and our hope is small, He has come to give us a bright picture of tomorrow. We...

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Videos about Self-Control

Ministry leader, Emerson Eggerichs, presents his new book Before You Hit Send, sharing guidelines to help you avoid heartache in everyday...

Jessica made sure her life looked perfect on the outside, but deep down she knew she needed help to escape the addiction that threatened to ruin her...

A certified nutritionist, Megan Gilmore talks about healthy eating and shows how to prepare dishes that are delicious and packed with nutrition.

Bill grew up covering his insecurities with alcohol and sex, a habit that followed him into marriage. He tried to change himself, but nothing worked...

Like his father before him, Jason battled alcoholism. He lost his record deal, his home and the remnants of his dignity, but help arrived from an...

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Articles on Self-Control

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Seeking Self-Control: A Lifelong Resolution

Change does not come for those of us who give in to temptation. As the old saying goes, “let your ‘no’ be ‘NO!’”

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A Strong Song

We've all heard the saying, "What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger." I wonder if this is true.

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How to Avoid Temptation

How badly do you want to be free? Learn to recognize the voice of temptation.

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Addicted to the Internet?

Use this checklist adapted from the American Psychiatric Association and see if there's a problem with your Internet habits.

Like any exercise, the more you spiritually train your mind to seek and think God’s thoughts, the easier and more consistently your mind will be...

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